Brewster Kahle interviewed by By Heather Goldstone on WCAI radio It’s a bit tricky to pinpoint when the internet began. Was it the first email? The first public network? What we do know is exactly when we started keeping a record of what’s on the web - October 26, 1996. That’s the day Brewster Kahle launched Internet Archive. A computer engineer, internet activist, and digital librarian, Kahle draws inspiration from the Library of Congress and – further back – the great Library of... Topics: brewster kahle, internet archive, heather goldstone, wcai
Description With tens of millions of items in its collections, Internet Archive is one of the largest libraries in the world. It provides free and open access to all of its materials to anyone with an internet connection, making it a treasure trove for researchers, historians, and curious individuals. Of course, having a collection that large doesnât help anyone if itâs difficult to access. To help with this, Internet Archive has released a number of open APIs and tools to allow people to... Topics: open source, FOSS, Internet Archive, internetarchive, API, APIs, programming, software programming,...
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